Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) and pre school learning are the most
important part in improving the environment and participation of Children
in formal school. In this part of life, foundation are laid down for all
round development of motor, sensory, cognitive, language, social and
personalities of a child.
The State Project Office had identified some
new centres at the districts for setting up of new ECCE (AWC) centres at
the places where there are no such centres.
All the BRCs
including District Co-ordinators concerned had been given training
facilities for pre-schooling education.
training of AWC/pre-school teachers in all the Districts except Chandel
District and Imphal East District have been given for improvement of ECCE.
As per norms
of SSA, setting up of Balwadis Centres in uncovered areas is in progress.
In some districts, like Senapati, Bishnupur, etc. such scheme is
implemented in full swing.
In a meeting
of all DPOs, it was discussed at length and resolved to take up necessary
action for the following activities as per guidelines and norms of ECCE
under SSA :
component in ICDS/ECCE centres by need based training of AWC at the
Setting up of Balwadi
Centres in uncovered areas.
programme of community leaders.
Development of materials
including TLM for ECCE related activities.
Development of Database on pre-schooling.